Sr. Hilarine Deavy 2003


Sister Hilarine Deavy, 1917 -2003Born July 9, 1917, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1936First Profession June 29, 1938Died December 18, 2003 Although Sr. Hilarine's father was born in Wales, she claimed Irish descent on both sides. Her bright blue eyes proudly asserted this heritage. She was one of eight children, three of whom died in very early childhood. She became acquainted with the Benedictine Sisters in the seventh grade when her family moved to Southgate where she attended St. Therese School. She entered St Walburg Monastery in 1936.From 1938 until 1992 Sr. Hilarine was involved in the education of children [...]

Sr. Hilarine Deavy 20032018-11-05T17:15:57+00:00

Sr. Benigna Gerstlacher 2003


Sister Benigna Gerstlacher, 1906-2003Born January 19, 1906, Zillenberg, GermanyEntered St. Walburg Abbey, Eichstatt, Germany March 25, 1928Entered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky August 8, 1928First Profession February 10, 1930Died October 8, 2003Sr. Benigna, the oldest of eight children, was born in Germany. She entered St.Walburg Abbey in Eichstatt in the spring of 1928. She joined a group of young postulants who wanted to become missionaries, left for the United States in July, 1928, and entered St. Walburg Monastery in Covington in August.Although she served the community as a cook and seamstress at St. Henry, Villa Madonna Academy, Holy Cross, Blessed Sacrament, [...]

Sr. Benigna Gerstlacher 20032018-11-05T17:16:03+00:00

Sr. Theresa Landry 2003


Sister Theresa Landry, 1923-2003Born February 21, 1923, Pointe Coupe Parish, LouisianaEntered St. Scholastica Priory, Covington, Louisiana April 12, 1946First Profession August 16, 1948Transferred Vows to St. Walburg Monastery, July 11, 1991Died November 30, 2003Sr. Theresa was born at LaBarre Plantation, Pointe Coupe Parish, Louisiana On February 21, 1923. Her parentage was Cajun of the line of Longfellow's Evangeline.She was the oldest of four children. After her mother's death Theresa cared for her siblings until her entrance into St. Scholastica Priory, Covington, Louisiana, on April 12, 1946.As her ministry Sr. Theresa was involved in child care from 1948-1966 and then served the community [...]

Sr. Theresa Landry 20032018-11-05T17:16:07+00:00

Sr. Mary Anne Wolking 2003


Sister Mary Anne Wolking, 1918-2003Born March 31, 1918, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1935First Profession June 28, 1937Died July 9, 2003Sr. Mary Anne was the oldest of five sisters and all became Benedictine sisters of St. Walburg Monastery. Sr. Mary Anne served the Church and community as an elementary and high school teacher from 1941 through 1972. She taught at St. Anthony, Forest Hills, St. James, Brooksville, Villa Madonna Academy, Holy Cross High School and St. Henry High School.In 1972 Sr. Mary Anne began teaching at Villa Madonna Montessori. She finished her studies for this ministry in 1978 and [...]

Sr. Mary Anne Wolking 20032018-11-05T17:16:16+00:00

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